Aurora Innovation announced a new vice president of software engineering alongside expansion plans.
Jinnah Hosein, who has previously worked at SpaceX and Google, is now vice president of software engineering at the company based in Pittsburgh and Palo Alto, Calif., according to a company spokeswoman.
Chris Urmson, CEO and co-founder of Aurora, wrote about Hosein’s appointment in a blog post Monday, likening Hosein’s position at SpaceX to the progress of Aurora…
Aurora also announced that it will expand its Pittsburgh presence, moving into a new office, according to a company spokeswoman.
The new office will be about 40,000-square feet of space in Lawrenceville, where the current office is also located, according to the spokeswoman.
Once it relocates, the company will have more than 200 people working for it, but the number of new hires was not specified.